SP's MAI - Issue No. 20 | October 16-31, 2017<< Previous Issue
I first saw her as the Party spokesperson. She exhibited logic, patience and a good command over both Hindi and English. Her fighting spirit, toughness and bulldog tenacity were there for all to see.
The visit of Nirmala Sitharaman to the operational sectors is a very appropriate step for it is not only good for the morale of the soldiery but is an indicative of a dynamic Defence Minister who wants to not only understand the operational dynamics...
Nirmala Sitharaman has adopted a proactive approach and has begun her tenure by acquainting herself with the ground situation on the hostile frontiers on which the Armed Forces are deployed
The irony is that the soldier at the cutting edge continues with antiquated weapons and equipment even as the nation uses the Army as first respondents even for law and order duties that should be taken on by the huge police forces.
In pursuance of India’s Act East Policy and demonstration of India’s commitment to peace and stability in the Indo-Pacific Region, Indian Naval Ships Satpura and Kadmatt are visiting Sasebo, Japan from October 12 to 15, 2017.
Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman joined the ongoing Army Commanders’ Conference at Manekshaw Centre, Delhi Cantt for over 30 minutes and addressed senior Army hierarchy including Army Chief and all Army Commanders.
A piracy attempt on the high seas was foiled by an Indian Naval warship on 06 October 2017.
Indian Navy Ships Tir, Sujata, Sudarshini, Shardul and ICGS Sarathi visited Penang, Malaysia from October 8 to 12, 2017.
While the 85th anniversary of the IAF was celebrated across the nation, the main event at the national level was the Air Force Day Parade at Air Force Station, Hindon.
The bi-annual IAF Commanders’ Conference was inaugurated by the Defence Minister On October 10 at Air Headquarters (Vayu Bhavan).
Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman was on a maiden visit to the Air Base at Jamnagar in Gujarat.
AeroVironment, Inc. recently announced the receipt of a contract award from the United States Navy on September 29, 2017, for continuation and expansion of its Blackwing small unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) programme.
A Lockheed Martin prototype laser weapon system proved that an advanced system of sensors, software and specialized optics can deliver decisive lethality against unmanned aerial vehicle threats.
The University of South Australia (UniSA) has announced that it has demonstrated that drones can be used to detect human vital signs in war zones and natural disasters.
Rapper Lil Wayne refused to go through security to enter a South Carolina arena where he was to perform. He was not allowed and had to skip the concert. He spent eight months in a New York City jail for gun possession after police found the weapon on his tour bus as he left a 2007 concert.
LA Port Terminal cyber-attack The largest terminal in the Port of Los Angeles remained closed following a cyber attack that hit computers at various companies in Europe and around the globe.
The US Federal investigators conducting covert surveillance and other secret operations successfully breached security at two secure US government facilities in Maryland and Colorado...
Jonathan Poole, 69, specialised in artworks by and of famous musicians such as John Lennon, Jim Morrison and Ronnie Wood.
Leonardo continues to invest in Australia by opening a new site in Western Australia, through its subsidiary Selex ES Australia Pty Ltd.
Thales announced the creation of the Centre of Research and Technology in Artificial Intelligence eXpertise (cortAIx).
The Government of India has approved the sale of a 10 per cent stake in the Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL) – a defence public sector undertaking.
Within the next few decades, armed forces could be using UAVs with adaptable aircraft technologies that alternate between fixed-wing flight and rotary-wing flight.